Massive Demonstrations in Mali Against ECOWAS Strengthen Ruling Junta
Sanctions against Mali have, predictably, helped legitimize the ruling military. It cannot be ruled out that international pressure on the military is working. But this success could become a “Pyrrhic victory.”
Philippe AlcoyJanuary 16, 2022
On the 45th Anniversary of Argentina’s Last Military Dictatorship
45 years ago, a military coup backed by the CIA installed a military dictatorship in Argentina. Today, we remember the tens of thousands of workers, students, and activists who disappeared.
Jack AllenMarch 24, 2021
September 11 in Chile: How Reformism Disarmed the Working Class in the Face of CIA-Backed Coup
46 years ago today, Chile's democratic socialist president Salvador Allende was toppled in a bloody coup. A military dictatorship, backed by U.S. imperialism, murdered thousands and introduced a crushing form of neoliberal economics. Allende's experience shows why reformism is doomed to failure.
Nathaniel FlakinSeptember 11, 2019
Brazilian Socialists Repudiate Bolsonaro’s Celebration of ‘64 Coup
On Sunday, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the celebration of Brazil’s 1964 coup, which established a military dictatorship. Below, we reprint a repudiation of this from Left Voice’s sister website in Brazil, Esquerda Diário.
Movimento Revolucionário de TrabalhadoresApril 2, 2019
Bolsonaro Orders Celebration of 1964 Military Coup
The Brazilian President called the military to commemorate the anniversary of Brazil's 1964 coup.
Tatiana CozzarelliMarch 30, 2019
Letter from the “Cordones Industriales” to President Salvador Allende
Reproduced below is the historic document sent by the Santiago regional Coordinating Committee of the Cordones Industriales to former Chilean President Salvador Allende. The letter highlights the critical situation these workers found themselves in and the immediate danger of military dictatorship, demands an end to the policy of reconciliation with the reaction and urges the taking of measures to avoid a coup.
Left VoiceSeptember 11, 2018
Argentina: Mass Protests Against Impunity for Genocidal Military
On Wednesday, 500,000 people took the steets in Buenos Aires to protest the “2x1” court decision that reduces prison sentences for genocidal military leaders.
Left VoiceMay 13, 2017
Military Dictatorship: We Will Not Forgive, We Will Not Forget
After the Operation Condor Trial ruling, relatives of the detained and disappeared have started an international petition demanding due trial and punishment for the repressors.
Left VoiceApril 6, 2017